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rubber soul

“Rubber Soul” Is for Lovers

Author John Kruth talks about one Beatles masterpiece and his changing Fab Four allegiances.

fifth beatle

In Search of The Real Fifth Beatle

George Martin or Brian Epstein? Billy Preston or Pete Best? Who would you pick?

Prince Year Tribute

The Omnipresence of Prince

Prince composed work so rich — and had a discography so deep — that he merits going back to again and again, even when discussing other musicians.

The Beau Brummels

America’s Beatles: From The Beau Brummels to The Turtles to The Byrds

The first Beatles-like American pop group to have a hit were San Francisco’s The Beau Brummels. But they weren’t the last.

jimmie nicol

Ringo’s Replacement Gets a Big Screen Treatment

Drummer Jimmie Nicol played eight shows with The Beatles then disappeared. Now his story has been optioned for a movie. The author of the underlying book shared some stories with us.